CARY, N.C., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Happiest Place on Earth™ is where dreams come true. From the action-packed rides and thrilling live-action shows to parading around with beloved movie characters, Walt Disney World® Resort is proof that not only is magic real, it brings out the best in everyone.
Today's businesses know that to unlock the magic in their data, they need analytics solutions that deliver deep business insights and improve decision making. That's why thousands of SAS® users worldwide will ride their magic carpets to SAS Global Forum 2017 at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, April 2-5 to discuss the latest data trends in analytics, big data, data management, marketing, fraud and risk.
One community. Many voices.
Data scientists, analytics professionals, business and technology executives, and more will let their inner child run wild by taking advantage of dozens of workshops, presentations, demos and networking opportunities. SAS Global Forum 2017 Users Program offers a wide array of learning opportunities to fit every learning style and need, including tutorials, training and SAS Certification, and complimentary e-learning courses.
Keynotes feature Anthony Perez, Executive Vice President of Strategy for the Orlando Magic; astronaut Chris Hadfield; and renowned artist and innovator Neil Harbisson, the world's first recognized cyborg.
The early bird gets the worm
Registration is open. Exclusive early-bird pricing offers $200 off standard and team registrations and is available now through Feb. 27.
Dedicated executive program
Business leaders instinctively value the power of data. Data drives insights, and those insights provide the ability to seize opportunities, chart a company's direction, and remain at the forefront of decision making. The SAS Global Forum 2017 Executive Program brings together senior executives (director level and above) to learn and exchange visionary ideas.
Keynote speakers of the executive program include famed "Hero of the Hudson" pilot, Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger; Adam Grant, author and professor; and Alec Ross, author and former Senior Advisor for Innovation at the State Department.
Join the conversation and activities online
For SAS Global Forum updates, keep an eye on the following:
Blogs: Read reports from sessions, view video updates and hear from SAS and customer experts via SAS blogs.
Twitter: Follow @SASsoftware and the hashtag #SASGF.
Instagram: Follow @SASsoftware and hashtag #SASGF.
Facebook: Like SAS Software and SAS Users Group on Facebook to receive updates.
LinkedIn: Stay tuned about conference events on the SAS company and SAS Users Group pages.
Select sessions and keynotes from the user program will be livestreamed and available on demand. Visit SAS Global Forum 2016 online for on-demand content from last year's conference.
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